Lake Galilee

Local nameLake Galilee
LocationQueensland, Australia

Lake Galilee is a semi-arid salt lake in the locality of Galilee, Barcadline Region, within the Desert Uplands area of Central West Queensland, Australia. The lake is about 36 kilometres long, up to 12.5 kilometres wide and covers approximately 25,700 hectares.Lake Galilee is registered on the Directory of Important Wetlands in Australia and provides an important refuge and breeding site for waterbirds. It has been identified by BirdLife International as an Important Bird Area because it regularly supports over 1% of the world populations of freckled ducks and grey teals. and possibly more than 1% of the world population of other waterbirds and shorebirds.

The weed Parkinsonia is posing as an environmental threat to the lake as are feral animals, grazing impacts and tourism pressures. The group of property owners adjacent to the lake are working with local natural resource management groups to manage these threats.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Galilee_(Queensland)

Address 4726, Australia

Coordinates -22°21'43.636" N 145°48'56.754" E

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